The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center awarded Reston, VA-based Science Applications International Corp. the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) Command, Control, Communications, and Computers Enterprise Support (C4ES) task order worth approximately $621 million. The single-award contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and two one-year performance-based term periods, SAIC announced July 19. Work will be performed primarily at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, CENTCOM Forward Headquarters (CFH) in Doha, Qatar, and in multiple international locations as required.
As part of the task order, awarded under the GSA Alliant Government-wide Acquisition Contract vehicle, SAIC will provide information technology (IT) support services to the J6 Directorate, including network operations and maintenance; telephony, cable and communications infrastructure systems and server maintenance; helpdesk and desktop support; audio/visual and wireless technology; executive communications support; IT training; software and network engineering; defensive cyber operations; enterprise architecture; inventory management; knowledge management; and surge support.
“SAIC has provided mission-enabling services to USCENTCOM’s J6 Directorate and the command for nearly a decade and we are proud to continue our support for seven more years. We remain committed to providing mission-critical IT services to the directorate’s end users and we look forward to continuing to work closely with USCENTCOM to support our warfighters,” said Mark Escobar, senior vice president and general manager of the National Security Customer Group.
The USCENTCOM mission is to direct and enable military operations and activities with allies and partners to increase regional security and stability in support of enduring U.S. interests. The J6 Directorate oversees USCENTCOM’s IT services. Its mission is to effectively and efficiently enable information sharing anytime, anywhere through a Joint and C4 Network-Centric Environment that is flexible, redundant, reliable, secure, and protected.